SMILE Tag

Hi, everyone!

Ciarra from Ciarralorren created this fabulous new tag called SMILE, and I love the concept! I always strive for this blog to be a place of peace and encouragement … As ciarraloren so eloquently states,

WE are the ones who determine whether or not this is a place of comfort, happiness and joy. So, let’s make it a place we all want to be a part of.”

How true is this?! I’m so happy to be a part of this tag.

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Weekly Brew: Garden Update!

Well, spring is well underway, and I thought it was about time for a short little garden update!

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Weekly Brew: Tulips, Art and a Refreshed Soul

March and April have felt like a whirlwind of activity for our family. Anyone else? It seems like even with all of our scheduled events, we barely spent any time together! We purposely set aside this last weekend to do something fun as a family — just Hubby, Bundle and I — before little Baby arrives in a few weeks, and I’m SO glad we did!

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Favorite Things Friday: 10 Beautiful Outdoor Spaces

Alright…this beautiful spring weather has definitely got me dreaming of patio lights, fire pits and giant flower pots!

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10 More Small Ways to Live Greener

Exactly one year ago today, I published this post about small ways to live a more green lifestyle. Tips on energy reduction, recycling and utilizing indoor plants are just a few of the great ideas included. But with another Earth Day soon approaching, I decided to share ten more small ways to make a positive impact on our planet.

If everyone does even one small thing, it can make a huge difference!

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March Pinterest Baking List

March – the month of crazy wind, gorgeous early-spring flowers, and of course, green-colored everything.

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Weekly Brew: Nesting

We officially have just under 10 weeks left before we meet the newest little addition to our family! I think it’s also safe to say that I am officially in crazy-mama-nesting-mode.

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Weekly Brew: Primroses and Promises

Last week we found ourselves browsing at Home Depot, just for fun – a luxury of sorts, especially for Hubby who adores hunting through the used wood pile and discarded paint colors.

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Blogger Recognition Award

blogger recognition award

Hi, friends!

I’m excited to announce that I’ve been nominated by Bea from BeaFreitas for the Blogger Recognition Award! If you haven’t checked out her great lifestyle blog, – beauty, fashion, style and more – please do and click follow!

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Ice Storm Downtime

The storm we were prepping for finally hit!

Of course, the usual indoor activities of Netflix, playing “dinosaur” – a glorified game of chase – and lots of naps have happened too. I’m working hard on being content in the quiet, still moments. I’m glad God reminded me this weekend to slow down a little with this beautiful storm.

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